Northern Liberties

MAYBE IT WAS THE WEATHER.  Just a few hardy souls showed up for an ice skating session at Dilworth Park, adjacent to City Hall, hosted by the Philadelphia Flyers.  The thermometer read 10 degrees.  Photo by Mike DeNardo

For A Few, The Perfect Temperature For Ice Skating With Flyers Hockey Players

It was 10 degrees F. out, but members of the Flyers ice hockey team hosted a lunchtime skate outside City Hall.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/16/2015

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One Year Later: No Arrests After Woman Shot, Killed In Northern Liberties Purse Snatching

One year ago, 26-year-old Philadelphia University Architecture student Amber Long was shot and killed.

01/16/2015

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Parents Protest Abrupt Closure Of Northern Liberties Charter School

Parents with children enrolled at Walter D. Palmer Leadership Partners Charter School got word over the holiday break that the school would shut down for good.

12/29/2014

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Hear Philly: Running Of The Santas Is Coming To Town

Thousands of “Santas” will flood the streets of Philadelphia for the 18th year on December 13th.

11/19/2014

Northern Liberties Community Center (Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Those Seeking Assistance Get Free Help Signing Up For Health Insurance

Saturday was the first day to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Healthcare Act.

11/15/2014

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Police Investigate Shooting In Northern Liberties

It happened around 8:50 p.m. Friday at 7th Street and Fairmount Avenue.

10/24/2014

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Community Run Remembers Northern Liberties Murder Victim

Months after the death of Amber Long, a run Saturday aimed to increase the reward for an arrest

10/18/2014

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Phila. Charter School Holds Lottery To Cut Enrollment

A charter school in Northern Liberties held a lottery Thursday evening to determine which 250 children would be forced to leave the school and enroll elsewhere, due to a loss of about $300,000 per month in state money.

10/16/2014

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Philadelphia Charter School To Cut Enrollment

The overenrolled Walter D. Palmer Leadership Learning Partners Charter School is holding a Thursday evening lottery to decide which students will stay and which will have to go.

10/15/2014

Ant and Rob take a break from the show for a quick picture during Ink Fest. (Andrew Porter/94WIP)

WIP Afternoons Presents Ink Fest

Fans pledge their allegiance to the Eagles at WIP’s Ink Fest.

10/09/2014

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Woman Struck By Vehicle In Northern Liberties

It happened around 4:15 p.m. Wednesday at 3rd and Girard.

10/01/2014

The Walter D. Palmer Charter School, in Northern Liberties.   (File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Walter Palmer Charter School Heads To Court In Last-Ditch Effort To Stay Open

The Walter D. Palmer Leadership Learning Partners charter school could close any day now, if it can’t convice a judge to order an infusion of cash from the school district. Founder Walter Palmer claims the district owes his school nearly $1.4 million.

09/24/2014

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Kensington Mission Struggles To Meet Needs Of Homeless, Hungry

With the number of hungry and homeless in Kensington up, there’s more of a need for food pantries and other crucial services.

09/07/2014

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‘Donut Cheesesteak Burger’ Makes Philadelphia Debut

The Donut Cheesesteak Burger straight from the kitchen of Northern Liberties’ PYT made its Philadelphia debut on Tuesday.

07/30/2014

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Prayers And Reflection At Philadelphia Ukrainian Church

Worshipers and clergy at a Northern Liberties Ukrainian Church offered their prayers to the victims of the Malaysian plane.

07/20/2014

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